Our Team

Dream Team

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Alberto Armira

Head Foreman
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Vivi Calán

Community Support
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Andy González

Community Support
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Gerson Guitz

Bottle School Director
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Luis Guzmán

Environmental Education Director
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Zohe Telón

Community Development Director
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Jarrett (Javi) Carpenter

Executive Director

Board of Directors

The Hug It Forward Board of Directors do not and have never received a salary for their operational and logistical guidance which allows more resources to be invested in our on-the-ground operations.

Zach Balle

President

Adam Flores

Secretary/Treasurer

Dave Watson

Chairman of the Board

Board of Advisors

Our Board of Advisors ensure that Hug It Forward runs smoothly and we would not be where we are today without their invaluable support.

Mike Azcue

Business Development

Chris Barry

Community Development

Scott Burrows

Accounting

Janet Casteel

Accounting

Bill Cohan

Legal

Gabe Cohan

Legal

Judy Cohan

Legal

Siggy Bataille Holbik

Community Development

Solomon Marsala

Team Development

Carmen Mauk

Community Development

Sherry Miller

Community Development

Tricia Stevens

Business Development

Kautia Vaden

Business Development

Franklin Voorhees

Community Development

Mykell Winterowd

Community Development

R.I.P. Jorge Guzmán

Jorge Guzmán, Hug It Forward’s much loved Director of Environmental Education, passed away tragically on Monday, September 9, 2013. His love of teaching and his passion for the communities of San Martín Jilotepeque continue to inspire us every day, and he will live on forever in our hearts.